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Human rights – A glimpse into Ghana

Standing tall as a strong democracy and the fastest growing economy in Africa, Ghana continues to write her story in the fight for fundamental human rights of all citizens, achieving a couple of wins, amidst many challenges.

Covid-19: A tool of the oppressors

Unfortunately, it is not possible to take a positive account for 2020. The first year of the Corona pandemic was a very bad year for political prisoners, for freedom of expression, freedom of religion and other fundamental rights.

Tell me about the War

In our short film “Tell me about the war”, which we produced this year, you will hear war veterans from 7 countries of the former Soviet Union. And it is almost a miracle that these veterans, despite the coronavirus, internal conflicts and interstate wars in their countries, found the strength to tell all of us about the war here and now!

ISHR Newsletter • September 2020

The pandemic continuous to provide challenges each and every day. It impacts on our daily lives – especially in countries where Freedom of Expression and human rights are treated badly. Some political leaders even try to take advantage of the lockdown prosecuting opposition party members and continue shrinking spaces for civil society.

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